Our Recovery Curriculum Approach
In addition to the highest standards of education, we are committed to supporting the emotional health and wellbeing of our pupils and staff. We have a supportive and caring ethos and our values (Positivity, happiness, Kindness, Safety, Learning, Respect) promote this.
At Aqueduct Primary we know that everyone experiences life challenges that can make us vulnerable and at times, anyone may need additional emotional support, none moreover than during the challenging times our school community are currently experiencing as a result of Covid-19. We take the view that positive mental health and wellbeing is everybody’s concern and that we all have a role to play.
At our school we:
We promote a mentally healthy environment through:
We pursue our aims through:
Teaching about Mental Health
The skills, knowledge and understanding needed by our students to keep themselves mentally healthy and safe are included as part of our developmental RSE curriculum. We have a whole school approach to the teaching of mental health and wellbeing which is then supplemented by our Future in Minds Programme delivered to staff by the Local Authority.
The school will offer support through targeted approaches for individual pupils or groups of pupils through our ‘Healthy Minds’ programme. These approaches may include:.
For specific information regarding our Recovery Curriculum approach to learning in other subjects, please visit our skills documents for each phase that set out how we have approached our return to a ‘normal’ curriculum by the end of autumn 2021.